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The Popemobile pulls up on Colombian turf

Pope Francis touched down in Colombia on the 6th September, where he spent four days visiting the country and its people. Charlie O’Connell, who is currently working for national newspaper El Tiempo, reports. For British people, it’s pretty difficult to understand the importance of the Pope in Colombia. The UK is not a Catholic country, nor […]

Is the first Latin American Pope substance or symbolism?

Bristolatino joint editor-in-chief Rosanna West discusses whether the election of the first Latin American Pope marks any real change for the Catholic Church The man who cardinals chose to take over from ‘exhausted’ Pope Benedict XVI marks a number of firsts: Jorge Mario Bergoglio is the first Pope from Latin America; he is the first Jesuit Pope; […]